When John F. Kennedy was assassinated in November 1963, Josiah “Tink” Thompson was a graduate student in philosophy at Yale University. Like millions of Americans, he was shocked by what seemed to be a senseless murder. Unlike most other Americans, he quickly began to investigate the matter himself. 

Poring over Life magazine the following week, Mr. Thompson noticed a discrepancy . . .

You have reached content available exclusively to Point Reyes Light digital subscribers.

Receive a 3-day free trial of unlimited digital access.

Already a subscriber? Login here.